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and a neighboring barrier island. governor chris christie calls the devastation unthinkable. tuesday he tried to comfort one of the many victims. >> very difficult day. i know. we'll rebuild. we're tough. >> we're tough. >> not far away in seaside heights an incredible sight here. that's a roller coaster partially submerged in the ocean. we're going to have more on that in a moment. >>> first, in new york city the subway system remains crippled after heavy flooding caused what officials say the worst damage in its 108 year history. no one knows when it will be up and running again. >>> let's go back to new jersey. there were countless rescues there and for some the realization that they were no match for mother nature. >> terrible. it was awful. it was the worst thing i ever saw. the waters came down like crazy. we were sorry we stayed. >>> new jersey appears to have taken the brunt. the weather channel's dave malkoff is live for us in toms river, new jersey. one of the hfof the hardest hit. thanks for being with us. what's it look like this morning? >> good morning. you can see where we are
city, president obama met with new jersey governor chris christie. after the two leaders surveyed the damage along the jersey shore, the president vowed he wouldn't tolerate red tape. >> i instituted a 15-minute rule essentially on my team. you return everybody's phone calls in 15 minutes. whether it's the mayor, governors, county officials, if they need something, we figure out a way to say yes. >> during one of his stops, governor christie found more victims in utter despair. >> i need help. >> we're going to help you. >> everything is gone. >> i know. >> so many people in that situation. in new york, the desperate race to get america's biggest city back up and running continues. water is being pumped out of the subway system. officials in new york and connecticut say the subway and commuter rail lines will start returning today although on a limited basis. it is an amazing but erie sight. much of the skyline of lower manhattan remains dark as this city enters the fourth day of a massive power outage. the flooding crisis from sandy goes beyond the east coast. these are pictures
after flooding stranded 20,000 people. governor chris christie says the power situation has drastically improved. >> remember, at the height of the storm we were at 2.7 million. a million more customers have been restored. >> in connecticut, garbage is piling up all along the streets as flooded basements are being cleaned out. let's go back to new york. washed out subways are starting to come back, and there are huge lines on buses as the city deals with a gridlock nightmare. work could begin today on removing that massive crane that's been dangling high above a midtown manhattan street. and a lot of people are questioning the decision to go ahead with the new york city marathon on sunday. to lower manhattan where power may not come back until the weekend. our reporter from wnbc found an incredible sight near a supermarket. >> look how desperate it has gotten here in this neighborhood. people are dumpster diving. what they're going after is the food. some i've spoke within are so hungry, they literally pried open this dumpster. they are literally picking through. >> almost hard to imagi
governor chris christie has stern words for anyone ignoring evacuation orders. >> if something looks like it's stupid to do, it is. >> reporter: a similar tone from new york mayor, michael bloomberg. >> you're not only putting yourself at risk but also the first responders who will have to assist you in the emergency. >> reporter: sandy is over 700 miles wide packing wind and rain that could last 36 hours. homeowners in its path spent sunday boarding up, laying sand bags, and gathering last-minute emergency supplies. >> we lucked out with irene and now i don't know. this may be worse. i don't know. >> reporter: the time to prepare now over. time to stay inside and hunker down. >> reporter: and an emergency official here in cape may, new jersey, said, quote, this is the worst case scenario. they are predicting recording flooding. the tide could rise up to 8 feet and power outages that could last up to two weeks. we're hearing about the power outage in cape may. i'm danielle leigh, back to you. >>> thank you so much for that report. we appreciate it. >>> just ahead, more on hurricane sandy
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